EU Accused Of Fascism After "Protecting Our European Way Of Life" Commissioner Announced

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The creation of a UN "Commissioner for Protecting our European Way of Life" has sparked outrage across Europe, after the new role which will oversee immigration policy was announced by incoming EU commission president Ursula von der Leyen.

The new position, to be filled by Greece's EU commissioner, Margaritis Schinas, was unveiled along with the rest of von der Leyen's new cabinet at a Tuesday press conference in Brussels.
EU Accused Of Fascism After "Protecting Our European Way Of Life" Commissioner Announced
 

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I saw that fulltime EU propagandist John O'Brennan of NUI Maynooth was attacking this appointment as 'fascistic' and 'racist' and he took grave exception to a Hungarian being appointed to the EU enlargement portfolio.
 
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What is true European culture?

The basis of European culture is the spoon-using folk. There are three castes, all belonging to the spoon-eating community... The shaman induces states of mystic ecstasy, through his verse, and craft. The viking preempts loss of realm, and the rest maintain it. There is no valid clergy, or dandy clique.

Table manners are the sign of the dandy clique, charlatanically Catholic, and bogusly "reactionary". The first step toward the folkisisation of culture, the Europeanisation of culture, is a culture of messy, Pagan, spoon-eating.
 

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But it is the migration commission’s rebrand that has raised the most eyebrows. Labour MEP Claude Moraes said that “calling the European Commission migration portfolio ‘protecting our way of life’ is deeply insulting”, adding that the “weird and odd titles’ of the Commission would create “confusion”. -The Independent

Liberal Dutch MEP Sophie in ‘t Veld told The Independent "The very point about the European way of life, is the freedom for individuals to chose their own way of life. We do not need a Commissioner for that, thank you very much," adding "The implication that Europeans need to be protected from external cultures is grotesque and this narrative should be rejected."


“The only threat to “our way of life” is autocrats and populists like Orbán, Kaczinsky or Johnson trampling all over the rule of law, fundamental rights and democracy. Instead of creating fake portfolios, the Commission should show some more guts in upholding the values we have laid down in our treaties, laws and case law.” -The Independent
What the liberals like O'Brennan seem to be wetting their pants about is that the EU seems to have made a conscious decision to co-opt the rhetoric of the populists like Orban and Salvini with regard to immigration and Islam.

This means the EU are deeply afraid of the populists and want to neutralise their arguments by pretending to be listening.

Presumably O'Brennan wants the EU to 'continue to be a beacon' for the persecuted, blah, blah and thus be destroyed by the populists even sooner.

It's interesting that under Von Der Leyen, the EU seems to have made this conscious shift though.
 

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What the liberals like O'Brennan seem to be wetting their pants about is that the EU seems to have made a conscious decision to co-opt the rhetoric of the populists like Orban and Salvini with regard to immigration and Islam.

This means the EU are deeply afraid of the populists and want to neutralise their arguments by pretending to be listening.

Presumably O'Brennan wants the EU to 'continue to be a beacon' for the persecuted, blah, blah and thus be destroyed by the populists even sooner.

It's interesting that under Von Der Leyen, the EU seems to have made this conscious shift though.

Yes, that is interesting. It's always the ruling class tactic to hijack the rhetoric of their opponents - when their opponents have already become a substantial threat to the status quo. Of course, the ruling class has no intention of actually changing anything - they just want to deprive the opposition of its language.
 

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Yes, that is interesting. It's always the ruling class tactic to hijack the rhetoric of their opponents - when their opponents have already become a substantial threat to the status quo. Of course, the ruling class has no intention of actually changing anything - they just want to deprive the opposition of its language.
There definitely seems to be a move to try and neutralise the populists by co-opting some of their language. That's what has people like O'Brennan losing their shit.

If the EU pretends to be listening to Europeans on migration, maybe they'll stop voting for populists seems to be the calculation.
 

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Why do I suspect that this position will do the exact opposite of what if says on the title?
This position is for one purpose and that has already been said above by blue velvet

There definitely seems to be a move to try and neutralise the populists by co-opting some of their language. That's what has people like O'Brennan losing their shit.

If the EU pretends to be listening to Europeans on migration, maybe they'll stop voting for populists seems to be the calculation.
 
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